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Yearly Archives: 2017

Sit Up and Take Note

Can simply sitting up during your stroke make the boat go faster? All dragon boat paddlers know that when there is movement in the boat,...

6 Ways to Get Rid of Muscle Soreness After a Hard Paddling Session

Paddling fast and nailing long runs is a key part of the training process.However, one of the most often neglected aspects of training, especially...

Dragon Boating – Easy to learn, difficult to master

Games should be easy to learn and difficult to master. They reward the first quarter and the hundredth. -Nolan Bushnell This design philosophy has historically and...

Efficient Dragon Boat Paddling Technique (Part 2)

So, you have read Part 1 of Efficient Dragon Boat Paddling? What more can we add? You will discover from my blogs that I am a...

Efficient Dragon Boat Paddling Technique (Part 1)

Does the following story sound familiar to you? You turn up at your first dragon boating session. Someone looks you up and down and says...

In dragon boating, is “timing” the same as “synchrony”?

Synchrony: a state in which things happen, move, or exist at the same time Timing: the control of the speed of a stroke, blow, etc.,...

So this is Dragon Boating?

So what is this dragon boating all about? When looking to get into Dragon boating, you will be told by the experienced dragon boaters that...

Do What You Can, With What You Have, Where You Are

My mouse stopped working the other day. No big deal. Right? But I spend at least 4 hours a day typing and clicking. Whether it’s...

Find your Passion

Featured Image: http://www.discoverhongkong.com/ This post started out to be all about the passion of dragon boating, but as I began writing I saw that much...

Meet My Very Good Friend Tabata

Figure 1: "What the Hell Was THAT!!!" Image provided: http://www.fullvelocityfitness.com/ A Tabata is a high-intensity workout protocol that has fitness benefits. It is also a...

How Fast Can a Dragon Boat Go?

Is there a maximum speed for a dragon boat? Has it anything to do with “hull speed”? And therefore, can we answer those questions...

Dragon Boating: Does Size Matter? Big Data vs Small Data

It is very rare for me to take a training session or participate in a Regatta without some form of technology. It could be...